To provide fluency speaking practice based on a role play in the context of "shopping".
To provide the Ss with practice for productive skills: speaking and writing.
Procedure (34-45 minutes)
To link to the previous lesson about shopping by asking the students: "what was the topic of yesterday?"(shopping) Elicit some of yesterday's vocabulary about shopping places.
Tell the students that they will have a role play but before that they should know some of the needed vocabulary. Elicit the vocabulary:proposal, wheelchair, facility,pensioner, appeal. Then, drill them and write them.
Tell the Ss that the local council is planning to develop a new shopping area in your town and they want to hear from the community what they want to have in this shopping area. Put the students in pairs. Tell them to think about what are two facilities that they want to have in this shopping area. Get some FB. As a whole group ask the students some questions: 1. "where do you want to have the shopping area?"why? 2. "what transport to use to go to the shopping area?"why? 3. "what are the facilities that you want in this shopping area? why? 4. "what is something special that you want in your shopping area?why? Divide the w/b to four: Location, Transport, Facility, Special and get some of their FB.
Explain the role play activity by telling the Ss that there will be 3 groups presenting their proposal to the local council: Elderly people, Youth, Parents. Divide the Ss to 3 groups. Demonstrate the activity. Give students a HO that has some useful sentences that they should use in their proposal. Give each group their role play card.Time limit 10 min. Put a table in front of the class and put a sign that represent one group. Each group should have a spokesman/spokeswoman to speak for the group.
Ask students what is their dream shopping area. Get some FB from them.
Ask students some questions about some of the learned vocabulary: 1. What did you write to the local council? 2. What we call a school, cinema, library..etc? 3. What is the synonym of attract/please/interest? Link to the other sections of the class.